- Tyne Tees
The Olympic flame has been witness to some amazing spectacles during the torch relay but today was a first. During his leg through Loftus, 25 year old David State, dropped down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend. Christine Langham said yes.
St James' Park prepares to host Olympic football matches, bring the 2012 games to the North East.
Your guide to the torch relay
Thousands turned out to see the Olympic flame carried through North Yorkshire.